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Houllier resigns as manager of Villa

June 1, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Gerard Houllier has resigned as manager of Aston Villa due to concerns over his health.

• Houllier to leave Aston Villa - report

The decision had been expected for some time after Houllier was rushed to hospital in April with chest pains which turned out to be a dissection of the descending aorta.

Houllier, who underwent major heart surgery when manager of Liverpool ten years ago, was unable to return to work for the remainder of the season. Gary McAllister ...

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